A race that’s still a year away has created a wedge between two longtime political allies. Sources tell Fly that county Supervisor Cindy Chavez and Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) have not been on the closest of terms of late.
Taxpayers, by way of the Fair Political Practices Commission, are on the hook for $106,000 to cover former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s legal fees.
Magdalena Carrasco’s sponsored trip last fall to New York City constitutes a violation of state law and will force her to sit on the sidelines for some of this year’s most important City Council votes.
A special election took place in Santa Clara County last week and something unusual happened—it went smoothly. Well, maybe not that smooth for one candidate.
Madison Nguyen officially announced her plans to run for the 27th Assembly District, which would pit her against former San Jose City Council colleague Ash Kalra.
Ex-mayor and part-time lawyer Chuck Reed will take another crack at statewide pension reform, reviving a campaign to cut public retirement costs and bolster his political legacy.
San Jose Inside has learned that allegations of inappropriate relationships, threats of violence and overzealous internal investigations have split the city manager’s office into factions. On Friday, the office’s third top-level executive will resign—but not before parting with a $100,000 severance package.
San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo has a new city manager in Norberto Dueñas, and now he’s got his senior staff in place. Jim Reed, vice president of the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce since February 2013, will become Liccardo’s chief of staff.
Definitely makes for a wild week when the dullest thing to go down at San Jose’s City Hall was a bomb threat.
Almost all people at City Hall can talk about Friday is “The Interview,” but it has nothing to do with catty Sony execs, sensitive North Korean dictators or a movie that looks terrible on its face.